Introduction to X-Rays, Bragg's Law, and Crystal Structure

2.1 - X-ray Tubes

2.1 - X-ray Tubes

Paul A. Heiney, University of Pennsylvania

Videos 2.1-2.6 describe the instrumentation involved in producing and detecting X-rays in scattering measurements.


Production of electromagnetic radiation, and description of light as photons. Description of traditional X-ray tubes. Spectrum of X-ray radiation from a tube source. Rotating anodes, microfocus sources.. Time 8:08.